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Meet Tunji Disu Who Replaces Abba Kyari As IRT Head

The Inspector general of Police, Usman Baba on Monday evening, announced the appointment of the former commander of the Rapid Response Squad (RRS) Lagos State, Tunji Disu as the new head of the Nigeria Police Intelligence Response Team (IRT).

 Tunji Disu's appointment follows the suspension of Abba Kyari who has been declared wanted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) for fraud in the United States of America.

Meet Tunji Disu, Head Of Intelligence Response Team (IRT)

Tunji Disu is a Deputy Commissioner of Police who holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from the Lagos State University (LASU) and a Masters Degree in Public Administration from the Adekunle Ajasin University, Ondo State.

The new IRT boss is a former Commander of the Rapid Response Squad (RRS) Lagos State, was the Deputy Commissioner of Police, Department of Operations, Force Headquarters, Abuja.

Disu had also previously served at the State CID, Rivers State as the Deputy Head of the Unit. He was also a former Commander of the Nigeria Police Contingent to the African Union (AU) Peace Keeping Mission in Dafur, Sudan.

Born on April 17, 1960, Disu has attended several professional courses both at home and abroad, including: Anti-Small Arms Smuggling Training in Botswana; Anti-Internet Fraud Training at the Cambridge University, UK; Strategic Leadership Command Course at the Police Staff College, Jos; Forensic Investigations and Criminal Intelligence Course at the University of Lagos, amongst others.

He is a member of the International Association of Chiefs of Police, Nigeria Institute of Public Relations and Chattered Institute of Personnel management, amongst other professional bodies.



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